Khedive vs Caliph - What's the difference?

khedive | caliph |


As nouns the difference between khedive and caliph

is that khedive is a form of ottoman turkish viceroy who ruled egypt in the late 19th and early 20th centuries while caliph is the political leader of the muslim world, successor of muhammad's political authority, not religious or spiritual.

khedive

English

Noun

(wikipedia khedive) (en noun)
  • A form of Ottoman Turkish viceroy who ruled Egypt in the late 19th and early 20th centuries
  • Derived terms

    * Khedivate

    References

    caliph

    English

    Alternative forms

    * calif, kalif, kaliph, khalif, khalifa

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The political leader of the Muslim world, successor of Muhammad's political authority, not religious or spiritual.
  • Ahmadis call their Caliph the Khalifatul Masih .